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Posted on May 29, 2014

Trustees reach consensus on middle school overcrowding

NO DECISIONS MADE ABOUT POSSIBLE CLOSURE OF NEIGHBORHOOD SCHOOLS

Helena school board trustees found some consensus Wednesday during the second of what will be weekly meetings to agree upon a K-8 bond proposal, but agreement wasn’t on neighborhood elementary schools.  Instead, trustees took up the issue of middle school overcrowding, which has been identified in planning reports as a chief problem and named as one reason to consolidate elementary schools.

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Posted on May 1, 2014

School bond committee can’t reach consensus at final meeting

GROUP HAS NO RECOMMENDATION FOR TRUSTEES, JUST INFORMATION

Deliberations of the special work group convened to examine Helena school closures and expansions ended much like they began: in a circle.  Round and round the microphone went between the 35 parents, teachers, principals and community members as they sought consensus on a bond plan that would provide funds to overhaul the district’s 11 elementary and two middle schools.

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